Seed House Manager

Decorah, Iowa
Jan 04, 2019
Feb 03, 2019
Management, Marketing
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

For more than 43 years, Seed Savers Exchange, a nationally-focused non-profit organization based in the Driftless Region on the outskirts of Decorah, Iowa (near where Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota converge on the Mississippi), has focused on conserving and promoting America's culturally diverse but endangered garden and food crop heritage for future generations. Seed Savers Exchange was a pioneer in the advocacy for preserving these heirloom varieties for generations to come, and is committed to keeping these varieties where they belong -- in our gardens and on our tables.

Seed Savers Exchange is currently seeking a Seed House Manager to build on the organization's solid reputation and brand and continue to grow the organization's online and wholesale seed operation. The Seed House Manager is accountable for the sales, marketing and promotion, customer experience, inventory management, and fulfillment of seed orders. The ideal candidate will have leadership experience; a background in business administration, operations, branding and/or the online marketplace, and an understanding of NetSuite or a similar ERP/CRM operating system. 

An ability to meet targets and goals in each season along with a clear vision of long-range planning for the continued refinement of the business operation will be critical to the Seed House Manager's success. A detailed position description is available at

Please email a cover letter, resumé, and the contact information for three references to - include the name of the position in the subject line of your email. Applications may also be mailed to: Seed Savers Exchange | Attn: Lynne Rilling | 3094 North Winn Rd. | Decorah, IA 52101.

Seed Savers Exchange is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. Seed Savers Exchange does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.